Session Title

Martin and More: Genre Medievalisms

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Tales after Tolkien Society

Organizer Name

Helen Young

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Sydney

Presider Name

Stephanie Amsel

Presider Affiliation

Southern Methodist Univ.

Paper Title 1

Medievalism, Feminism, and "Realism" in Game of Thrones

Presenter 1 Name

Kavita Mudan Finn

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Southern New Hampshire Univ.

Paper Title 2

Save the Cheerleader, Save the World: Yesterday's Heroism Today

Presenter 2 Name

Valerie Dawn Hampton

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Western Michigan Univ./Univ. of Florida

Paper Title 3

Detectives in the Middle Ages? The (Exceptionally) Popular Genre of Medievalist Crime Fiction

Presenter 3 Name

Anne McKendry

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Melbourne

Paper Title 4

White Hats for White Plumes: The Western as Arthurian Romance Reimagined

Presenter 4 Name

Geoffrey B. Elliott

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Oklahoma State Univ.-Stillwater

Start Date

16-5-2015 3:30 PM

Session Location

Bernhard 158

Description

George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels are among the most visible and popular medievalist works in the present day, but they are not the be-all and end-all of genre medievalisms. Two papers in the session explore Martin's work, alongside another focused on medieval crime fiction, and one which examines Westerns.

Helen Young

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May 16th, 3:30 PM

Martin and More: Genre Medievalisms

Bernhard 158

George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels are among the most visible and popular medievalist works in the present day, but they are not the be-all and end-all of genre medievalisms. Two papers in the session explore Martin's work, alongside another focused on medieval crime fiction, and one which examines Westerns.

Helen Young